Judo Kim Ji-soo wins the silver medal at the Zagreb Grand Prix in 11 minutes and 40 seconds
An unfortunate foul loss in a bloody fight that took 33 minutes until the game was stopped
A Korean-Japanese Judo Player
Kim Ji-soo (22, Gyeongbuk Sports Association),
a third-generation Korean-Japanese judo player,
was unfortunately defeated after a bloody battle that lasted 11 minutes and 40 seconds and won the silver medal.
Kim Ji-soo lost to Lucy Renshall (Great Britain) in the final of the 2023 International Judo Federation (IJF)
Zagreb Grand Prix Women’s 63kg class held at the Zagreb Arena in Croatia on the 20th (Korean time).
The match was fierce. 바카라사이트
The two players could not decide the winner for 4 minutes of regular time.
The early part of the overtime (golden score) was the flow of Kim Ji-soo.
In the 37th second of overtime, the opponent drew a second foul and drove it to the edge of the cliff.
If we got one more foul, we could have won.
Kim Ji-soo actively tried to attack and put pressure on Renshall.
At 1 minute and 3 seconds after the start of overtime,
he knocked down Renshall and seemed to win by half.
However, after a video review, it was canceled
as it was judged that the technology was not perfectly incorporated.
The two fighters fought fiercely without backing down.
The victory turned into a bloody battle.
Renshall suffered a blow to his head as he fell backwards at 1:18 of overtime,
resulting in a nosebleed.
He left the court and received first aid, and the game was stopped for about 10 minutes.
Kim Ji-soo continued the game with Renthal,
who covered his nose with a pressure bandage.
About three minutes after the game restarted, Renschel had another nosebleed.
In addition, the suspended game resumed about 3 minutes later.
In the cluttered atmosphere, Kim Ji-soo lost his flow.
He received a second foul at 5:36 in the overtime period when he collapsed
while attempting an offensive technique, and two minutes later,
the third foul was declared as he withdrew while defending, and the game ended.
The final was 11 minutes and 40 seconds.
Including the down time, it took over 33 minutes.
Kim Ji-soo did not show regret.
Upon being called for his third foul,
he cleanly admitted defeat and hugged his opponent.
Kim Ji-soo is a Korean-Japanese player born in Hyogo Prefecture, Japan.
He did not give up his Korean citizenship and moved to Korea
after graduating from high school to continue his judo career.
In 2020, she became the first Korean female athlete in Japan to be selected for the judo team.
She opened in 2021 she competed in 2020 she also competed in the Tokyo Olympics.
In June 2023 she won the first senior international title of her career,
winning gold at the IFJ Astana Grand Slam.
Kim Ji-soo continued her momentum by winning her medal again in her international competition,
where she competed in two months.